Sandhyayum maayum....

Lyrics & Chords

A light romantic song composed for a video album. Translated roughly, the opening lines mean “This dusk will fade away soon and the saffron it touched on the sky, but not you from my mind….”. Udayakumar, a very talented singer has been singing my tracks for most of what I have done. He is still awaiting the breaks he deserves. Presenting this song here in Udayan’s voice.



Meena Menon (visit my blog : said

very soft and sweet melody…………goes to fav.
udayakumar has got a beautiful voice………
very expressive singing…….
wish he may get a break through this upload…:-)
Please check my new upload
“arikil nee undayirunnenkil” and give a feedback
arikil nee undayirunnenkil
Ennu varum nee


Adithi said

Beautiful composition! Loved it and adding to favs!

Udayan has a voice that so reminds me of Jayachandran. Such lovely sangathis! I am imagining him singing all my favs of JC in MSV’s music! :) I pray that this song will give Udayan the recognition he deserves for a glorious career in music!


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Ibolya-thanks for being the first to offer a comment. Happy that you could get into the mood of the song.
Thank you Sai for your remarks.
Meena,thanks.Udayan,as usual,has sung the track for someone else. his break is yet to come, though he is being noticed.
Adithi,thank you.shall convey your comments to Udayan
Thank you, Ajeesh.


Radhika Nair (away) said

Rajeev – nice work again. Listened to this first sometime back and the pallavi (the sangathi at the last eee deserves special mention) espec stayed with me and found myself humming this – desired effect of a good composition !?! Found the charanam layout quite unusual and very interesting. Very meaningful lyrics, good singing by Udayan and very good work by you. 5 from me.

Pl do listen to my latest
Ennu Varum – Kannaki (Mal)
Kandu Kandu Kothi – Mambazhakkalam (Mal)


Harshan Nambiar (away for a month india vacation) Pro user said

Rajeev very nice composition and lovely lyrics as well. Udyan has done a very good job with this composition as well….5/5 from me as well.
Check out

Aye dil hai Mushkil


Saroj Nair said

well done Rajeev and Udayan has sung very nicely too with good expression.


Roshine Gnanatharshan. said

Awesome composition Rajeev sir….
And the singer in this song have a very beautiful voice.
Udayakumar and Rajeev sir you both deserve 5/5
Loved it …


Subbu said

Very nice song Rajeev,soft,melodious and beatiful vocals….enjoyed it……some how found the brief electric(Nylon?) guitar lead(@2:24 and 2:29) a lil out of places form a choice view point……just my view.thanks for sharing.5.
Straight From the heart, Always


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Radhika-thank you for your observations. Very happy to hear that you have started to humming this.
Harshan,Saroj and Roshnie-thank you very much.
Subbu-you are right about the guitar portion. This is only a rough mix, shall attend to this while doing the final mix. Thanks for the feedback.


Kumar Srinivasan Pro user said


Very nice melody and lyrics and I am already humming it. A longing filled pathos feel dominated which may be been your intent. Udayan’s singing was good also but could be better in some aspects. Overall, I enjoyed it very much.



Sudha Kumar (back to listen to all of you..) said

Rajeev, once again a beautiful piece of work and sung beautifully by Udayan – Sandhyaya gamakam could have been crisper… :-)
I liked your arrangement very much.
Do listen to my latest uploads
Gagan Sadan Tejomaya


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Thank you Kumar.Yes pathos is the ambience of the song. Very proud to know that you are humming it!
Sudha-Thank you. Yes, there are minor imperfections in the vocals-this is a guiding track,after all.


Uthra said

Rajeev Sir:
I really like the way you use traditional instruments in your arrangments and I enjoyed the flute, tabla, veena bits. It is amazing how one can follow the lyrics with a little bit of translation and words that are common to languages – kumkumam, sandhya, chitram, malar thaaL…. amazing.
Enjoyed the rendition and it reminded of Kishore Kumar’s “Kuch to log kahenge….” – same raaga, I guess.
Udayan has a nice voice that is very pleasant to the ears.


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Uthra-yes, I like to work with traditional tones as far as possible. The bamboo flute is my favourite. Song is not following any raaga but I can say it comes close to Kedar. Nice to know that you could follow the song through common words. Thank you for your appreciation.


Meera Manohar said

Very pleasant rendition by Udayan, a very endearing voice I should say, clean tone!!

Rajeev— liked this composition a lot, simple and elegant orchestration!

A few of my latest posts:
Door Na Ja (cover version) from Jannat
Oru Murai ( cover version ) from Manichithrathaazhu with Murali Ramanathan
Gems of Ilayaraaja- Idhu oru nilaa kaalam from Tik Tik Tik
Celebrating Shankarabaranam-2-Maanasa Sancharare with Murali Venkatraman

My song list on Muziboo

My blog
My Band:Thillana


Murali Ramanathan said

Loved the composition and Udayakmar has sung it beautifully.
Warm Regards,
Murali Ram

My recent uploads
Uyirile Uyirile- Vellithirai
Mookambike Devi- Devotional Song
Uthrada Ponilave- Onam Song


Usha R said

Very nice listening to this song. Composition and mood is very well rendered. This singer is also has excellent vocals as per my opinion. Thanks.


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Meera, Usha and Murali-Thank you very much for the encouraging words!


Rahul Soman said

Rajeev Etta,

I got caught up with some work. Hence I am late here. The song is really pleasant. As all mentioned the tradiitional instruments you use are a treat. The singing of Uday was superb. He added a nice feel. One slight thing that I didn’t like was the effect added to his vocals. I felt it could have been better. Pinne ithil when compared to other compositions of your lyrics kurachu tight ayee alle kedakkunne ennoru doubt. But none the less, it reaches my heart :)

“The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do!!!”

Please listen to my latest cover version:
Thenpaandi Cheemayile

Also,please listen to the original compositions for which I have penned lyrics
1. Akshararoopini Saraswathi

2. Ponaryanpaadam – Onam Song


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Rahul-I was wondering where you were! Thank you for appreciation. Yes, the song is lyrically heavy and was a challenge to compose.


Dr. priya Rajan said

Rajeevji……Happy to visit your post.

Good work and liked the composition & the way Uday sang is excellent. Liked the music very much.
More than a 5 from me.
Keep singing a lot and would love to listen to some semi-classical stuff from talented people like you, which forms a part of my best liked songs.

Good luck and thanks a lot for sharing.
MUSIC is the language of the soul!


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Thanks a lot for your kind words and encouragement, Priya. You are a strong motivator in this forum.Will post some semi-classical numbers shortly.


Santosh george wilson said

nice song… i can feel a lost love somewhere in my mind!!


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Sarada-thank you for your appreciation.
Santosh-yes, the song attempts to convey the mood of seperation, of a lost love, but with a faint note of expectation. Thank you!


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Pradip-Thank you so much!


Dr. daniel Paul said

Mr.Rajeev …. Every song is rendered by different singers but all are very talented. Appreciate that all of them are perfect diction do create the mood adequate for the song:)-
Are you associated with any playback singing ?
Your work clearly shows things going in that aspect, clarity is highlightened. Will take out time and check your other songs later.

5/5 and God Bless all your group a lot.


K.c. geetha said

Very sorry that I missed this lovely song this long.
What a super composition! Even though the song is filled with the sweetness of love, I feel that there is an under-current of a little pathos! Where it springs from I don’t know – from the lyrics? music ? or rendition?
Your lyrics are super Rajeev and Udayakumar is highly talented.


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Geetha-Thanks a lot for your appreciation. You have wrongly given me credit for the lyrics. I,m only the composer.


Ramya Harish said

Very late here! Very nice composition n very pleasing rendition by Udhayan. Really enjoyed it.
My recent covers:
Janina Janina
Kadhal Oviyam with MuraliV
Dhoore Kizhakudhikum with Kumaran
Kadhal kavidhaigal with Joseph
Thendral dhaan with Kumaran


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Thank you Remya- nice to know that you liked it.


Subhash David Pro user said

Hey Rajeev, excellent melody. You are right Udhayakumar is really talented. Enjoyed listening….


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Thank you Subhash. I am trying to give him a good break he deserves.


Vijay Krishna (back.... lets make some music) said

Though I am late… but this is treat.Vocal is very good …so is arrangement. Love the way you have used flute in the arrangement.


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Vijay, thanks for the appreciation. I have a great liking for the bansuri(flute) which I try to use in almost all my work. I am supported by the presence of an outstanding flutist Anil here.You are a wonderful flutist yourself and no wonder that you could feel this better.


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Nithya-Thanks for listening and for your words of appreciation.


Sai Prasad said

This is also too good. Your posts are prompting me to listen to all your songs. Beautiful composition and singing.


Sai Prasad said

Very good songs in your posts with different signers. Where can we procure the Album. Am not from Kerala. Could you lead me know as i have my relatives in Kerala who can buy that for me.


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Sai-thank you so much for your encouraging words. Have already scribbled you regarding the songs.


Dr. daniel Paul said

Rajiv always check your page for some Malayalam songs. The composition and Orchestra is awesome.
Thanks for bringing Malayalam songs.
God Bless!


Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Thank you very much for your listening and kind words, Dr.Daniel.


Neil swanson.. Still not doing well but keeping the faith .surgery looking re october thanks for the prayers and well wishes ! Pro user said

HI Rajeev
You r a gifted musician also . and the duet
is always beautiful music is so charming. and
just a joy to listen to this music soothing
is the word. u have great talent. if u ever
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Rajeev Onv(away on a long break) said

Neil, Nice to know that you have an ear for desi music. Thank you for listening and for the words of appreciation


Neetu (away) said

Rajeevji – this sounds so soothing n beautiful!! The simplicity is the captivating feature of composition!!!

UdayaKumar has done great justice!! Soulful voice!!

Do visit my songs here.

When music comes from the heart, Language is no Barrier!!….:)

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